Grow Your Career Through Sponsorship

10/05/2017
3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Ballroom O

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Student/Early Career
Session Type: Presentation

It is often intuitive to find a mentor or to become a mentor. But what about sponsorship? Studies show that people are often clamoring to be a mentor for women, but women are only half as likely as their male peers to have a sponsor [Werner, 2014]. I’ll talk about what a sponsor is, how you can find one, and how you can cultivate sponsorship in your workplace.

Speaker(s)

Kelsey Dutton, Software Engineer, Box